Greenpeace claim responsibility for Napoli v Arsenal stadium protest. 'Cristian' is Cristian D’Alessandro, one of arrested Arctic group
De Laurentiis still going. You have to wonder how Benitez feels about having to play second fiddle to the president's impromptu briefings
De Laurentiis says 'it's 80% [of what he said was translated into English]'
Interpreter laughs nervously
De Laurentiis calls Europa League 'a complete waste of time'
De Laurentiis has now been talking for 6 mins solid. The interpreter getting increasingly anxious, taking notes furiously ...
The Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has just come in to give a press conference. Not sure that's in the Uefa regs ...
Absolutely stunning front page of The Independent pic.twitter.com/DRe0Wishok
Wenger says that if his team doesn't get to Naples airport now they will 'have to fly to Manchester because Saturday's game is so early'
Wenger says consolation of finishing second is 'at least we know we know we will have a difficult draw' (rather than worrying they might)
Napoli 2-0 Arsenal, match report. Wenger's team go through but only in 2nd place goo.gl/qceYuW
Uefa passing stats. Arsenal complete 405 passes at a 74% success rate. Napoli complete 350 at 68%
Banner reads: 'Giustisia per Cristian'. Crowd now more interested in game after Higuain goal
Some sort of protest taking place in San Paulo stadium. Abseiling from roof unfurling yellow banner. Stewards bemused
Not a bad player, Armero, but that right foot of his is strictly for standing on
The HT announcer at Napoli listing all the dangerous items that fans not allowed to bring into stadium. It's taking quite a while ...
Arsenal done well to weather early pressure. Napoli fans generating as much atmosphere as you can in a football stadium with a running track
Very few #AFC
fans in the ground and tweets suggest official coaches delayed getting here. Maybe 150 here so far.
At Stadio San Paolo (finally): Szczesny, Jenkinson, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Gibbs; Flamini, Arteta; Rosicky, Ozil, Cazorla; Giroud.
This Naples restaurant can number Edinson Cavani among its former chefs. PSG wages no doubt better pic.twitter.com/fxdr8QBdqT
Arsenal in Naples: 3 big games before Christmas, one wise man. Wenger confident his team will show their 'strengths' goo.gl/cGPzEq
'This wont be an isolated event,' warns barrister as Stoke and Mick Mills embroiled in initiation ceremony abuse case goo.gl/PKCaLQ
Didier Drogba on ITV4 Life Stories tomorrow, 11.15pm. Trailer/teaser here suggests its pretty good goo.gl/ODl09H
Monday column. David Moyes is paying the price for years of under-performance in the transfer market by #MUFC goo.gl/JLVOZd
Arsenal 1-1 Everton, match report. Barkley excellent; Deulofeu the goalscorer but look who is 5 pts clear at the top goo.gl/ZbjDJF
MUFC P15, Pts 36, 1st position
Arsenal P15, Pts 21, 10th
Arsenal: P15, Pts 35, 1st
MUFC: P15, Pts 22, 9th
Roberto Martinez on Ross Barkley: 'I see in him bits of Ballack & I see bits of Gazza'
That's a dramatically split personality
Why do footballers often drink on the pitch with the bottle in the side of their mouth? Must be hard to do the same with a mug of tea
Flamini, Walcott, Rosicky all coming on ... Wenger's playing a full hand
Arsenal official holds up sign saying 'Tickets sold: 60,001'. Or it could be the basis of a new offer for Luis Suarez
HT: 0-0. Marvellous 1st half possession & command from Everton. But Arsenal created better chance towards the end, having been outplayed
Barry foul on Ozil was the one he was required to make at World Cup in Bloemfontein in 2010. More than 3 years on, better late than never
Did Greg Dyke draw his finger across his throat when Arsenal v Spurs came out the hat in the FA Cup 3rd round draw?
Gareth Barry, one of the few surviving members of the black boots-only brigade. Today's look like a pair of World Cups
Great opening from Everton at the Emirates. As confident on the ball as you would expect their hosts to be ...
United fan on 606: 'Call me stupid, but I've had enough of David Moyes & his backroom staff'. Suggests Giggs (one of staff) as a replacement
FIFA and broadcasters meeting now to discuss whether England v Italy KO time will be brought forward. Should have a decision by end of today
Yes, it's a tough draw. But WC2014 Group D will at least force England to compete with the best from the very start goo.gl/uo1AU3
Hodgson: 'It'll be a chance to see the north of Brazil. I've never been to the Amazon'
Good old Roy
Strange English mentality that laments not getting 'easy group'. Did no good in 2010. Much better to be challenged; keep expectations low
For all complaints about Manaus, it's about 4,400 miles in round trips from Rio for 3 games. Was 4,200 from Krakow to 3 E2012 group games
Already three of groups drawn matched with same teams as SA 2010 - Nigeria/Argentina; Germany/Ghana; Spain/Chile #dejavu
Jonathan Pearce got himself a little man-crush on Fabio Cannavaro
This remains the best-ever explanation of a World Cup draw. Go to 1.07 for the "Soccer-meter". 'It's very simple ...' youtube.com/watch?v=DsQpWB…
Last time WC in Brazil (1950), every player in every squad played their domestic football in own country, except 1: Robledo of Chile & #nufc
Enjoyed this on political firebrand Romario & his criticism of Fifa, Ronaldo & Pele over Brazil's social inequality goo.gl/Me3ovY
Wow. This by @JohnCarlin5
in today's commemorative Independent issue takes your breath away. tinyurl.com/ohgkymg
Roy Hodgson admits England could yet abandon their Rio base-camp if the World Cup draw is unkind to them today goo.gl/AZCbx0
Only a paper will do today. Nine pages on the life of Nelson Mandela in today's Independent pic.twitter.com/tcZsQmW70n